180 Days With Mozart And Me

A Survey Of The Philips Complete Mozart Edition…From Symphonies Through Theatre And Ballet Music

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Of Glenn Miller and Spurious Mozart (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Beatles, Box 5: Violin & Wind Concertos, Concertone for 2 Violins & Orchestra in C, Divertimento in E flat, Doubtful Authenticity, Fear of Trumpets, Gerard Poulet, Glenn Miller, Henryk Szeryng, Hermann Abert, K190/186E, K271a/271i (doubtful origin), Magical Mystery Tour, Mozart at 17, Mozart Forum, Music Web International, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Norman Jones, Richard Morgan, Salzburg (May 31 1773), Sir Alexander Gibson, Violin Concerto in D (doubtful origin), W. A. Mozart (book)

As my wife and I drove to breakfast this morning, we listened to the CD Glenn Miller Greatest Hits. The songs are amazing, deservedly iconic. Greatest hits, indeed! “In the Mood” gives way to “Moonlight Serenade” which changes to “Tuxedo Junction” which eases into “Chattanooga Choo-Choo” and, well, the list goes on. The thought occurred [...]

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Of Waited Tables and Boy Geniuses (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 5: Violin & Wind Concertos, Henryk Szeryng, K218, K219, K269/261a, K373, Mozart at 19, Mozart at 20, Mozart at 21, Mozart at 25, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Rondo for Violin & Orchestra in B flat, Rondo for Violin & Orchestra in C, Salsburg (December 20 1775), Salzburg (1775-77), Salzburg (October 1775), Sir Alexander Gibson, Thesis: Why That Region Of the World?, Vienna (April 2 1781), Violin Concerto in A, Violin Concerto in D

When my wife and I arrived at Panera Bread this morning, three men were seated at “my” table. Granted, I was an hour later than usual. But, gee whiz. This is my table! I think I’ve seen these guys before. I think they’re one of the Bible study groups that sits nearby while I listen [...]

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Of Car Accidents and Concerto Arrangements (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, Box 5: Violin & Wind Concertos, Car Accident, Henryk Szeryng, Mozart at 17, Mozart at 19, Mozart at 20, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Salzburg (1776), Salzburg (April 1773), Salzburg (June 14 1775), Salzburg (September 12 1775), Sir Alexander Gibson, Violin Concerto No. 1 in B flat, Violin Concerto No. 2 in D, Violin Concerto No. 3 in G

My wife called as I was listening to this CD to tell me she had been in a serious car accident. I can’t believe how quickly I packed everything up and dashed out the door of Panera Bread, where I had been ensconced with a Light Roast coffee and stacks of Mozart biographies. It was [...]

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